Andrew M. answered • 11/14/17

Mathematics - Algebra a Specialty / F.I.T. Grad - B.S. w/Honors

L ≥ 5w + 4

2(L+w) ≥ 32

L+w ≥ 16

6w + 4 ≥ 16

6w ≥ 12

w ≥ 2

L ≥ 5w + 4

L ≥ 14

If

**L = 14 and w = 2**then the perimeter is 32.These are the smallest dimensions that fit the criteria.

Note: If we raise the width by 1 to w = 3

then the length is at least 19. At 19 by 3 we have P = 44